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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-27-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,414
Posted By Green Dragon
I can't comment as of yet from first hand...

I can't comment as of yet from first hand experience..... but I will have some freshened up 4.8is calipers and s/s lines mounted up in a couple weeks. The calipers are getting blasted and coated at...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Green Dragon
Dude, loose dem manifolds/cats! You will unleash...

Dude, loose dem manifolds/cats! You will unleash a ferocity of sound of similar caliber. You can always add cats... Your M54 will definitely breath better with that supercharger too!:yikes: The...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By Green Dragon
Haha! Yes I totally heard the Aqua mist video!...

Haha! Yes I totally heard the Aqua mist video! ;)...... and so did my neighbors! :rofl: Where you able to monitor your charge temps with the Aqua Mist? I have been looking at the Snow Performance...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey Buddy. Glad to hear you've figured out an...

Hey Buddy. Glad to hear you've figured out an option. If I remember right you have a vortec supercharger right? Are you having to really spool that up to get the power and torque you want. I bring...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,705
Posted By Green Dragon
Bummer. It might be fine to run as is. It's no...

Bummer. It might be fine to run as is. It's no fun to pull them once their in. If heat isn't an issue on the contact spot on the sensor, run it. Maybe a thin piece of aluminum wedged in between to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-13-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By Green Dragon
Awww Damn it! I remember lusting over their...

Awww Damn it! I remember lusting over their catalog that came to my door in the '90's. My e30 318i got a few needed parts.;) Another one now gone worth mention is BMP out of Tyler Texas. The "World...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-04-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey. Thanks for keeping me on my toes. One other...

Hey. Thanks for keeping me on my toes. One other member, techboy, is running The UUC LTW as well. He is running a Kevlar clutch disk. I'll page him on this thread as well to offer his feedback.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Green Dragon
Geez you fatty! Kidding! Hey, that creak sound...

Geez you fatty! Kidding! Hey, that creak sound could be a number of things, but I'm willing to postulate it's likely your strut mount bushing are getting dry/worn. If that's original suspension,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Green Dragon
*Update* Bilstein has been in the process of...

*Update*

Bilstein has been in the process of moving to a bigger better manufacter facility which has disrupted the global supply chain considerably. This has been going on for months. I'm told...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-15-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Green Dragon
Bilstein B12 kit

I'm in a similar situation. I ordered the bilstein B12 kit (Bilstein 46-189523), which are the sport B8 version with matched eibach springs. I opted to go this route for better spring rate compliance...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,705
Posted By Green Dragon
Good plan! I really want to hear how that borla...

Good plan! I really want to hear how that borla sounds welded in. The midsection is pretty easy to rebuild. As far as headers go, honestly the cheap ebays are actually really good. They are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,705
Posted By Green Dragon
Whistle Here are some teaser pics. These are what will be...

Here are some teaser pics. These are what will be the middle section. Two individual mufflers slightly staggered. The rear mufflers are same, just different design to better fit the space.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,705
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey buddy! Refresh my memory on what your exhaust...

Hey buddy! Refresh my memory on what your exhaust set up is currently. What is your desired sound. I've put in few hundred on a few variations (and it's still a work in progress) with one constant....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-22-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By Green Dragon
Dude that would be awesome! Let us know.

Dude that would be awesome! Let us know.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-21-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey buddy. So, adding the headers and keeping the...

Hey buddy. So, adding the headers and keeping the rest of the exhaust stock is a safe move. But the rear muffs kill quite a bit of performance and economy and sound. The problem I ran into in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-21-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By Green Dragon
Forgot links!https://deltapag.com

Forgot links!https://deltapag.com
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-21-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By Green Dragon
Crapola! Had this happen to me on my e36. I'm...

Crapola! Had this happen to me on my e36. I'm getting this ultra high performance brushless fan conversion for my 3.0. The fans are awesome, the owner is awesome, and the price is pretty stinking...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By Green Dragon
Middle resonator/muffler internal design question

Howdy guys. I'm working on developing a sweet stainless 304 exhaust system for our e53's. I'll share some details in a separate dedicated thread. It's something not available for machines as of yet....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-16-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 222,585
Posted By Green Dragon
Welp! I can't believe it was that easy. You guys...

Welp! I can't believe it was that easy. You guys are right on the money. It was in the menu. In my typical self,
I was way over thinking it. Thanks again.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-16-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 222,585
Posted By Green Dragon
Hi Gents. Thought I would reach out to you guys...

Hi Gents. Thought I would reach out to you guys concerning my new Xtrons 9" Hu. It's the newest one they offer for the e53, with Android 8 Oreo, 4 gb ram/ 32gb, etc. Got it installed last night. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-25-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By Green Dragon
I had the same problem. What helped with mine is...

I had the same problem. What helped with mine is I rechecked the torque on all the bolts/nuts and found that it needed a slight more snugging after some time and heat. The gasket will bed in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-06-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,986
Posted By Green Dragon
It's been a while my fellow e53 comrades. I have...

It's been a while my fellow e53 comrades. I have owned 1 5M and 2 6M e53's. Love them. 6 speed is the way to go. I have 3.64 diffs. No problem towing, mpg is improved, and she pulls like a scalded...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By Green Dragon
Bcred, your technically right about slower...

Bcred, your technically right about slower acceleration. But, in a sense, I counter that in the case of the e53, I'm faster with 3.64 diffs than 4.10s. I have more gear to wind out a high reving...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey Dudes. Thought I'd hop in and share some...

Hey Dudes. Thought I'd hop in and share some love with guys. I'm here quite often. The 3.64 diff swap is must for any manual e53. Hands down. Squid, I'll pm you my personal info. Next time I'm in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,591
Posted By Green Dragon
I've got a few good ones I'll shoot your way.

I've got a few good ones I'll shoot your way.
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